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Episode 85: Long Live the King
On this week's episode, we begin by recapping the first five games of the 2020 World Series between the Rays and Dodgers, which included two wins from Clayton Kershaw, a Rays comeback for the ages in Game 4 capped off by unlikely hero Brett Phillips, Blake Snell's strange but historic World Series start, and Walker Buehler's continued postseason dominance. From there, we discuss comments made by Jeff Luhnow about the Astros sign-stealing scandal, Rob Manfred's thoughts on keeping the MLB's new rules in 2021, and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's attempts to block the sale of the Mets to Steve Cohen.
Episode 84: And It All Comes Down To This
On this week's episode, we begin by looking at the potential end of the Billy Beane era in Oakland, as well as Michael Hill's removal as the Head of Baseball Operations for the Miami Marlins. From there, we discuss Steve Cohen's approval by a 7-1 vote from the MLB's Ownership Committee, and Nick Krall being named head of the front office for the Cincinnati Reds. To wrap up, we recap the Dodgers and Rays seven-game series victories against the Braves and Astros in the League Championship series, and preview the World Series matchup between the Dodgers and Rays, each of whom had the best record in their league this season.
Episode 83: Goodbye Little Joe, and The Chairman of the Board
On this week's episode, we begin by paying tribute to Baseball Hall of Famers Joe Morgan and Whitey Ford, who passed away this week at the age of 91, and 77 respectively. From there, we discuss two new openings across baseball, one in Chicago, where the White Sox relieved Manager Rick Renteria of his duties, and one in Cincinnati, where Dick Williams stepped down as the head of Baseball Operations. To wrap up, we discuss the $18.9 million free-agent qualifying offer for this offseason, before recapping a Divisional Round (and analyzing the ensuing LCS matchups) that saw the Rays and Astros advance in the AL, and the Dodgers and Braves in the NL.
Episode 82: The Marlins Just Keep Swimming
On this week's episode, we begin by paying tribute to Baseball Hall of Fame member, who passed away last week at the age of eighty-four. From there, we discuss the General Manager opening in Philadelphia after Matt Klentak stepped down with the Phillies, and recap the Wild Card round of the postseason that saw the Yankees advance to play the Rays, the Athletics advance to play the Astros, the Dodgers advance to play the Padres, and the Braves advance to play the Marlins. To wrap up, we analyze each of the four inter-division matchups in the Division Series, and make our predictions.
Episode 81: Expanded Playoffs, Engage!
On this week's episode, we begin by recapping the final standings of the 2020 MLB regular season, before making our picks for each of the eight matchups in the Wild Card round of the postseason. From there, we make our final picks for the MVP, Cy Young, Manger of the Year, and Rookie of the Year winners based on the final league leaders for the season, and discuss openings for the Angels general manager, and Red Sox managerial positions. To wrap up, we discuss Yadier Molina's 2000th hit and his Hall of Fame chances, the Mets potentially hiring Sandy Alderson, and drones appearing across baseball.
Episode 80: TJ for JV
On this week's episode, we begin by looking at the playoff picture across baseball heading into the final week of the MLB season. From there, we discuss Justin Verlander and Ken Giles' Tommy John Surgeries, which will keep them out until the 2022 season, Tigers manager Ron Gardnehire calling it a career for health reasons, Albert Pujols moving into the top-five of the all-time home run list, the Yankees setting multiple home run records against the Blue Jays, and the idea of an expanded playoff system remaining in baseball into the 2021 season.
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Wonderful podcast. Although, I am not a fan of the Noah Levine narration slander. His voice is beautiful.
Madorsky is great. Specter has a trash fantasy team
Best podcast I’ve ever heard
Great podcast. Recommend to all sports fans.